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Floods: BJP seeks 'boat bhagya' for Bengalureans

Senior BJP leader R Ashoka on Thursday demanded that the Siddaramaiah government announce a "boat bhagya" scheme for the residents who get stranded due to waterlogging in their areas every time it rains in Bengaluru. Speaking to reporters here, Ashoka claimed ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago

BJP targets George, BBMP, over failure to mitigate rain disasters

BJP leader R Ashoka on Saturday launched a tirade against Bengaluru Development Minister K J George and the civic authorities for their "failure to mitigate rain-related disasters" in the city. "We told the authorities to take steps about a month ago. Nothing ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago BJP leaders protest against potholes  Deccan Herald1 week ago BJP leaders, Cong ministers spar in BBMP Council  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

BJP to scrap ACB, strengthen Lokayukta if voted to power

Former deputy chief minister R Ashoka on Sunday said the BJP will scrap the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) and strengthen the Lokayukta if the BJP is voted to power in the forthcoming Assembly polls. Addressing a press conference in Bengaluru, Ashoka accused ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

'The Ashokan rock edicts are a marvel of history'

'The ideas carved into the rock articulate an important -- if often suppressed and denied -- impulse in Indian history: A call to mutual respect of different beliefs, and to persuasion as opposed to coercion as the basis of how we interact with one another.' Historian Sunil Khilnani picks some of India's treasures. IMAGE: The Ashokan Lions, the emblem of the Republic of India atop Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. Photograph: Courtesy, Mellisa Anthony Jones at English Wikipedia/Wikimedia Commons ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Photo of Shettar 'dressed as Tipu' goes viral

Amid a heated debate on Tipu Sultan's birthday celebrations, an old photo of former chief minister and senior BJP leader Jagadish Shettar dressed as Tipu Sultan has gone viral on social media. Former Deputy chief minister R Ashoka and former Lok Sabha member ...
 Deccan Herald19 hours ago

BJP warns of protests if govt organises Tipu Jayanthi

The state BJP on Saturday opposed the state government's decision to organise Tipu Sultan Jayanti celebrations on November 10, accusing it of triggering communal hatred. BJP general secretary and MP Shobha Karandlaje told reporters that the party will launch ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago

Bengaluru's road, drain funds have leaked, says Yeddyurappa

The Opposition BJP on Saturday used the corruption plank to target the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government over Friday's heavy rainfall that claimed eight lives in the city. "Funds amounting to Rs 4,000 crore that the government says had been released for ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Home minister comes to govt's defence on bad roads

Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Friday defended the government on the poor state of roads in Bengaluru and accused the BJP of indulging in politics. "It started raining from August 14. The rainfall has been unprecedented in the last 30 years," said Reddy, ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago Road damage is natural during rainfall: Karnataka Home Minister  Deccan Herald1 week ago

High command will decide on next CM: Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said there is no doubt that a Congress leader would inaugurate the next year's Dasara celebration in Mysuru as the chief minister. Talking to reporters here, Siddaramaiah said the media had reported that he had said he ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Mysuru district minister links Dasara with Constitution, Ambedkar

Public Works and District in-charge Minister H C Mahadevappa, who is a big fan of B R Ambedkar, never misses an opportunity to praise Ambedkar. He has intelligently used the opportunity of celebrating Dasara, his second consecutive year as district minister, ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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